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The case has prompted calls for an independent investigation from Amnesty International and the Washington-based National Endowment for Democracy, which noted that Li had been "detained and physically attacked many times" for his work and cited reports he had recently appeared to be in good ...
Orttung is on the International Forum for Democratic Studies Council at the National Endowment for Democracy, an organization set up in 1983 by the US government—specifically Ronald Reagan—as a “soft power” tool in the Cold War. NED's budget is almost entirely provided by the US government ($170 ...

The National Endowment for Democracy and the State Department have provided funding for capacity-building programs, which train civil society to engage in the political process. Both offices should direct funding and personnel to Iraqi religious minorities to ensure that they have the tools to interact with ...
But the goal for Charles Krauthammer, Joshua Muravchik, Elliot Abrams and the National Endowment for Democracy has always been the same, converting the globe to American-style democracy. Presumably countries will continue to fight until this noble goal can be attained. Since democracies ...
In 2015, the Washington-based National Endowment for Democracy became the first NGO to be banned in Russia. The group aims to strengthen democratic institutions around the world and receives most of its funding from the US Congress, which alone would probably have been enough to raise Putin's ...
Rahman Al-Jobori, a senior researcher at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, told Al-Monitor, “After thousands of years of Iraqi civilization, the state comes up with such an initiative for electoral purposes, instead of enacting a proper law approved by the state.” Jobori said, “This project is ...

Rahman al-Jobori, a senior researcher at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, told Al-Monitor, “After thousands of years of Iraqi civilization, the state comes up with such an initiative for electoral purposes, instead of enacting a proper law approved by the state.” Jobori said, “This project is ...
... abandoning human rights improvement as a policy objective anywhere in the world; proposing to gut funding for the National Endowment for Democracy; failing to nominate an assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor; and so on. It could be worse. The administration, including as ...
The case has prompted calls for an independent investigation from Amnesty International and the Washington-based National Endowment for Democracy, which noted Li had been "detained and physically attacked many times" for his work and cited reports he had recently appeared to be in good health.
The following reports were filed Thursday by the Lee County Sheriff's Office. A Sunningdale Road Belden woman said someone on Facebook is using her name and profile photo to call acquaintances as part of a scam saying people have won grant money from the National Endowment for Democracy.
The case has prompted calls for an independent investigation from Amnesty International and the Washington-based National Endowment for Democracy, which noted Li had been "detained and physically attacked many times" for his work and cited reports he had recently appeared to be in good health.
Former chief executive Leung Chun-ying and other leftist politicians were widely mocked for claiming foreign bodies were behind the Occupy movement of 2014. They exaggerated, but were not completely off the mark. The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), for example, is a pretty naughty ...
The White House has submitted a FY19 budget that aims to drastically slash funding for the National Endowment for Democracy and other democracy promotion programs, cutting funding overall for democracy and rights promotion by 40 percent and seemingly trying to reduce the power of the National ...
Trump's budget for the coming fiscal year proposes to gut the National Endowment for Democracy by cutting two-thirds of its budget. The endowment is one of the main instruments by which the United States subverts and undermines foreign governments. In a less Orwellian world, it might be called the ...
Overt US support for separatists in Xinjiang can be easily found on the US State Department-funded National Endowment for Democracy (NED) website. The US is so extensively engaged in political subversion within China that it was necessary to divide its funding of subversive activities into multiple ...
This stranglehold was taking place while concurrently, and in violation of the Algiers Accords, the CIA front National Endowment for Democracy (NED) was providing funds to various groups, namely “Iran Teachers Association“ (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2001, 2002, 2003); The Foundation for Democracy in ...
This stranglehold was taking place while concurrently, and in violation of the Algiers Accords, the CIA front National Endowment for Democracy was providing funds to various groups, namely “Iran Teachers Association” (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994,2001, 2002, 2003); The Foundation for Democracy in Iran ...

At the time of Maidan riots in Ukraine, the US-based National Endowment for Democracy - the organization that takes pride in its participation in color revolutions all over the world - were providing financial support to opposition openly. The US State Department was closely following the development of the ...
This stranglehold was taking place while concurrently, and in violation of the Algiers Accords, the CIA front National Endowment for Democracy was providing funds to various groups, namely “Iran Teachers Association” (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994,2001, 2002, 2003); The Foundation for Democracy in Iran ...
“What we need is more clarity on the implications of these sorts of purchases and what it means for non-Chinese citizens,” says Shanthi Kalathil, director of the International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy. Meanwhile, Grindr has promised the app's new ownership ...
According to the National Endowment for Democracy, both China and Russia exploit a “glaring asymmetry”: a lack of reciprocity caused by raising “barriers to external political and cultural influence at home while simultaneously taking advantage of the openness of democratic systems abroad.” A sensible ...
The National Endowment for Democracy recently described other aspects as “sharp power”: the effort by authoritarian states not just to attract support but to determine and control attitudes abroad. It seeks to “guide” the diaspora and enlist it for political activity. It embraces foreigners, appointing those with ...
To shore up the campaign against the social media, the Fondation Jean-Jaures (that is to say the foundation of the Socialist Party linked to the National Endowment for Democracy) has published an imaginary poll [8]. With a display of numbers, it aims to demonstrate that unsophisticated people - the ...
What Beijing wields—and what the West often mistakes—as “soft power” should be renamed as “sharp power” according to the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). In a recent report, the NED argues that efforts by leading authoritarian regimes such as Communist China and Vladimir Putin's Russia ...
They were created by Congress and are financed through the National Endowment for Democracy, which was set up in 1983 to channel grants for promoting democracy in developing nations. The National Endowment receives about $100 million annually from Congress. Freedom House also gets the bulk ...
And, a public-private partnership akin to the National Endowment for Democracy could facilitate that, per Tromblay. According to ITIF president Rob Atkinson, more and more nations seek competitive advantage in innovation-based industries. Gaining IP without paying for it is a shortcut for many nations, ...
A new report by the National Endowment for Democracy argues that we need to re-think soft power, because “the conceptual vocabulary that has been used since the Cold War's end no longer seems adequate to the contemporary situation.” The report describes the new authoritarian influences being felt ...
It would also reduce spending on Voice of America's Persian News Network by $1 million, on Radio Farda by $300,000, and cut nearly 40 percent from the budget of the National Endowment for Democracy, a reduction that the Obama administration also pursued, but Congress rejected. To provide concrete ...
CAMBRIDGE – China has invested billions of dollars to increase its soft power, but it has recently suffered a backlash in democratic countries. A new report by the National Endowment for Democracy argues that we need to re-think soft power, because “the conceptual vocabulary that has been used since ...
Engendering democracy across the Middle East “must be a focus of American policy for decades to come,” Bush said in a speech to the National Endowment for Democracy, a federally funded foundation that promoted reform abroad, in November 2003. And he insisted that removing authoritarian regimes ...
Researchers at the National Endowment for Democracy — a Washington nonprofit funded partly by Congress to promote democracy abroad — label China's methods “sharp power.” Such behavior seeks to influence through manipulation or distortion rather than soft power attempts to win “hearts and minds ...
Then President Reagan himself turned to more robust forms of democracy promotion by the end of his term, and created the modern non-government architecture of U.S. democracy promotion, including the National Endowment for Democracy. The first President Bush was wary of activist democracy ...
A recent report by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) termed these Chinese efforts 'sharp power' as opposed to 'soft power' that the West seeks to exercise in other parts of the world through similar initiatives. “….it directly threatens our most deeply held values and our national interests,” Mr.
This behaviour has a name—“sharp power”, coined by the National Endowment for Democracy, a Washington-based foundation and think-tank. “Soft power” harnesses the allure of culture and values to add to a country's strength; sharp power helps authoritarian regimes coerce and manipulate opinion ...
In fiscal years 2012–2016, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) obligated $5.5 billion and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) obligated $610.2 million in democracy assistance funding. The total funding the Department of State (State) obligated for democracy assistance could ...
China has invested billions of dollars to increase its soft power, but it has recently suffered a backlash in democratic countries. A new report by the National Endowment for Democracy argues that we need to re-think soft power, because “the conceptual vocabulary that has been used since the Cold War's end no longer ...
A communique issued by the IHRDA said the activity is funded by the National Endowment for Democracy, USA. It added that “given that the violation of women and girls' rights features as a major area of concern in the human rights records of the country, this workshop also has a specific dimension on the ...
Activista-The Gambia, a global youth network of ActionAid International with funding from National Endowment for Democracy (NED) has recently organised a three-day training on democracy, at the Gambia Pastoral Institute along Kairaba Avenue. The project was dubbed “enhancing democratisation ...
... created the National Endowment for Democracy. Hook tries to mitigate the shift in the Reagan administration's thinking by arguing that one could push for change in South Korea, Chile, and the Philippines because it was understood that there were “viable democratic and pro-American forces” in each.
"In an era of hyperglobalisation, the regimes in Russia and China have raised barriers to external political and cultural influence at home while simultaneously preying upon the openness of democratic systems abroad," wrote researchers for a new report from the National Endowment for Democracy that ...
A recent report by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) termed these Chinese efforts 'sharp power' as opposed to 'soft power' that the West seeks to exercise in other parts of the world through similar initiatives. “….it directly threatens our most deeply held values and our national interests,” Mr.
Mutakallim's perceived effectiveness in propagating a benign and education-focused model of Islam has attracted much foreign funding from bodies like the United Nations Population Fund, the National Endowment for Democracy and USAID. Despite her own firmly secular background, Kazakbayeva said ...
In fiscal years 2012–2016, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) obligated $5.5 billion and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) obligated $610.2 million in democracy assistance funding. The total funding the Department of State (State) obligated for democracy assistance could ...
In late November, the US, Canadian and British embassies along with several other European partners as well as the US National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and Amnesty International, organised what they called the “Isaan Human Rights Festival” in northeast Thailand. US National Endowment for ...
Raskrinkavanje launched this week with grant support from the National Endowment for Democracy and the U.S. embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which gave $29,900 and $20,000, respectively. But perhaps the biggest challenge for fact-checking in the country is the ethnic strife that has marred the ...
This behaviour has a name—“sharp power”, coined by the National Endowment for Democracy, a Washington-based foundation and think-tank. “Soft power” harnesses the allure of culture and values to add to a country's strength; sharp power helps authoritarian regimes coerce and manipulate opinion ...
For one, the IRI was and is funded by the American taxpayer, receiving much of its money through grants from the Agency for International Development (AID) and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), both of which — particularly the latter — have storied histories of meddling in other countries' ...
... and Arts Network (YOTAN) has launched a one year project in Lofa County, funded by National Endowment for Democracy (NED).
Ms. Shelton currently serves as Chairman of the National Endowment for Democracy and is a Senior Fellow at the Atlas Network. She holds an ...
Carl Gershman '65 is President of the National Endowment for Democracy, a nonprofit funded by an allocation from Congress with the goal of ...


 

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